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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:40

Jordan Announces Plans for New Port

A 1,000-acre site in Jordan has been announced as the location for a 'thriving hub' for global businesses looking to become involved in the growing opportunities available throughout the Middle East.

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:14

APMT Signs Access Deal with Ghana

As part of a new port master plan, APM Terminals Inland Services Africa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Government of Ghana, and the non-profit road safety organization Amend to ensure port access roads and highways that will handle the inland transportation are safe and able to handle increased traffic flow.

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 12:10

Deutsche AM Buys Stake in RR’s Towage Business

Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM) is to acquire a stake in a Rimorchiatori Riuniti (RR) business as part of their partnership deal in harbour towage business.

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Investment across the UK's ports and logistics infrastructure is key to unlocking the next chapter of international trade after Brexit, and could significantly boost the UK's economy. That was the view of ministers and other senior politicians at an exclusive reception hosted at Westminster last week by Peel Ports.

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To cultivate a new generation of Engineering and Infocomm Technology professionals for Singapore's Next Generation Port in Tuas, PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop Human Capital to support the growth of the port industry.

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Considerable growth of cargo shipping in the Arctic has been driven this year by the Northern Sea Route, where new routes for the export of Russian hydrocarbons begin. Large foreign ship owners also use the lanes of the Northern Sea Route. That was the topic of IAA PortNews interview with Sergey Kukushkin, Interim Head of the NSR Administration.

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Friday, 24 November 2017 17:37

Norway's Pension Fund to Exit Oil and Gas

Norges Bank, manager of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund, has recommended that the fund stop investing in oil and gas stocks.

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Friday, 24 November 2017 16:58

Yilport Iberia

In 2015 Istanbul based YILPORT HOLDING a subsidiary of the YILDIRIM GROUP and worldwide known as fastest growing international port operating group signed the contract with the Portuguese MOTA-ENGIL Group for acquisition of all their port operations, which were managed within their subsidiary TERTIR. The YILPORT HOLDING took over the operation in 2016 and so became the largest international investor in Portugal in the last 5 years.

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Commodity trading and logistics company Trafigura has confirmed plans to develop a second LNG import terminal project at Port Qasim, Pakistan.

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The system of training and certification of seafarers in Russia has been brought into compliance with the international requirements. Major efforts of the Transport Ministry and other ad hoc agencies have lead up to that. In his interview with IAA PortNews, Vitaly Klyuyev, Director of RF Transport Ministry's Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport, tells about training of shipboard personnel and about changes in the system of industry-specific education.

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